Canon vs Sony 70-200mm

I have been shooting a decent amount with my Sony a7R these days and I have run into some auto focus speed issues along the way. I have found that Sony’s hit rate of moving subjects is noticeably lower than what I have been used to with my Canon gear. This issue rang especially true …

People in Beaulieu Gardens

The weather has been getting pretty nice around Calgary these days and the people are getting out there and enjoying it! When the people come out, so do I ;). Gotta get them street shots while the street shootings hot! For these shots I just grabbed nice little seat for my self on the grass, …

Bit Of A Challenge

Camera: Canon 6D & 70-200mm f/2.8 at 200mm ~ Settings: f/11 – 1/320th – ISO 400 So the other day fellow photographer and blogger Steve Boer (www.steveboer.com) passed on 5 day black and white photo challenge to me. The idea is to post black and white photos for 5 days straight. I love black and …

Biking Action

Camera: Canon 6D & 50mm ~ Settings: f/2.2 – 1/3200th – ISO 100 These are a couple of pictures I took last summer of my father in-law during his biking part in the Penticton, BC triathlon. If it was me, I’d be cruising on in to the finish line about 10 hours after the race ended lol. Big …

Winter or Summer ?

The weather has gone completely INSANE in Calgary the last few days. I have been waking up to WINTER! Yet it is still 100% summer! I have experienced the most awful weather since moving here haha, but I have yet to snap and pack my bags to head back to the coast. I’m sure that …

The Hastings Building

On my recent trip to Port Townsend, Washington I was most excited to see this particular building in person for myself. I had looked at pictures of it many times online and had fallen in love with it the moment I saw it. I love this type of old Victorian architecture and seeing it in …

Peace on the Peace Bridge

If you like a futuristic bridge, then the Peace Bridge here in Calgary, Canada is the one for you! I shot these photos with a fisheye lens. When I was getting the one of the guy taking a picture of the girl tossing up the “Peace” sign, I almost ran right into them because I …

My Favourite Bridge

I wouldn’t call this a straight up shot of the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary, but you get the idea. It’s old, has style and is beautiful! Much like my self lol, kidding of course! (I’m not old) LOL ;).  Ok, ok, ok, for real though, this bridge is awesome and when you cross it …

A Bike Ride to the Mayor

I was out on a bike ride along the Bow River here in Calgary taking some pictures this morning. I stopped at the Centre street bridge and shot a few photos and while I was at it I took some with my iPhone. For this shot I had a fisheye attachment called the Ollo Clip …

An Evening Bike Ride

Last night after dinner my wife and I decided to take our children on a little bike ride (them biking & us walking) to the park. Since it was getting dark when we left and was only going to get darker I decided to use my 50mm f/1.2. Here are a few of the pictures …